Janelle Monáe performing in the Mojo Club, Hamburg, 20.09.2013, AKG2484575, © akg-images / Jazz Archiv Hamburg

Monochromatic

Last month we shared a photograph on Twitter and Facebook that quickly became our most popular image ever posted on social media. …

Growing up in East Berlin

Long-distance relationships are a tricky thing to master. Not having to argue over banal things such as “toothpaste cap on or off?” …

Learning (to be) German

I was thirteen years old when the Berlin Wall came down. The reunification of East and West Germany happened while I was …

A Declaration of Love

One of the many perks of being a Picture Researcher for an archive as varied as akg-images is being able to time-travel …

Saying cheese since 1838

When, in 1838, Louis Daguerre produced a daguerreotype of the Boulevard de Temple in Paris, the long exposure time of over ten …

Parasols and snowstorms

With London basking in sunshine −and the hot weather here to stay for a few more weeks− I thought I would share …

Behind the scenes

Earlier this week, I was invited to a private view of this year’s summer exhibition at the National Gallery in London, Vermeer …